High School Intercultural Leadership

Summer 2022

Overview

Designed for high school juniors and seniors, this summer online seminar will build non-native English speakers’ English fluency and their intercultural awareness.  Understanding the basics of intercultural communications opens doors to live and study abroad, as well as to work effectively with foreigners at home. 

  • Engage with native English speakers to gain confidence using the language skills you already have
  • Practice listening
  • Strengthen English vocabulary
  • Identify differences in cultural values to manage communication
  • Connect with American peers
  • See Northern California
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Course Includes

  • Activities & Excursions: Experience Turlock and Northern California as we explore local destinations such as Downtown Turlock, Farmer’s Market, Carnegie Arts Center, Pageo Lavender Farms, Stanislaus County Fair, Yosemite National Park, Columbia State Park, Great Valley Museum, Tuolumne River Trail
  • Cultural Detective – Investigate a Pillar of Culture:  Together we will learn about some of the basic parts of culture
  • The Culture-Leadership Connection:  Work with classmates to identify pillars of culture in the real world and how understanding them can help you be successful
  • Meet with Stan State:  Spend a little time with high school and university students and learn about university life in Northern California
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Sample Schedule

Sample Weekly Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

9:00 am – 11:00 am – Cultural Detective
11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Group Work
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Dive Deeper into the Pillar
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Activity

9:00 am – 11:00 am – Cultural Detective
11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Group Work
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Dive Deeper into the Pillar
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Meet with Stan State

9:00 am – 11:00 am – The Culture-Leadership Connection
11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Group Work
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Dive Deeper into the Pillar
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Activity

9:00 am – 11:00 am – The Culture-Leadership Connection
11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Group Work
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Dive Deeper into the Pillar
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Group Presentations
All Day – Excursion
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Cost

9 Hours/Week (36 total hours)

Includes:

  • Application Fee
  • Homestay
  • Tuition & Fees
  • Meals (except out-of-town excursions)
  • Activities and excursions
  • Learning materials
Application Fee $50
Tuition & Fees $2,701
Housing $783
Linens $10
Meals $756
Total Cost $4,300